Gene Symbol: TCP14
Description: TEOSINTE BRANCHED, cycloidea and PCF (TCP) 14
Alias: AtTCP14, TEOSINTE BRANCHED, cycloidea and PCF (TCP) 14, TEOSINTE BRANCHED, cycloidea and PCF (TCP) 14
Species: thale cress

Top Publications

  1. Tatematsu K, Nakabayashi K, Kamiya Y, Nambara E. Transcription factor AtTCP14 regulates embryonic growth potential during seed germination in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J. 2008;53:42-52 pubmed
    ..Of 24 AtTCP genes, AtTCP14, which showed the highest transcript level just prior to germination, was functionally characterized to test its ..
  2. Kieffer M, Master V, Waites R, Davies B. TCP14 and TCP15 affect internode length and leaf shape in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 2011;68:147-58 pubmed publisher
    ..Reporter gene analysis and use of SRDX fusions suggested that TCP14 and TCP15 modulate cell proliferation in the developing leaf blade and specific floral tissues; a role that was ..
  3. Rueda Romero P, Barrero Sicilia C, Gomez Cadenas A, Carbonero P, Oñate Sánchez L. Arabidopsis thaliana DOF6 negatively affects germination in non-after-ripened seeds and interacts with TCP14. J Exp Bot. 2012;63:1937-49 pubmed publisher
    ..DOF6 was found to interact in a yeast two-hybrid system and in planta with TCP14, a previously described positive regulator of seed germination...
  4. Danisman S, van Dijk A, Bimbo A, van der Wal F, Hennig L, de Folter S, et al. Analysis of functional redundancies within the Arabidopsis TCP transcription factor family. J Exp Bot. 2013;64:5673-85 pubmed publisher
    ..Altogether, this work shows the power of combining classical genetic and molecular approaches with bioinformatics predictions to unravel functional redundancies in the TCP transcription factor family...
  5. Mukhtar M, Carvunis A, Dreze M, Epple P, Steinbrenner J, Moore J, et al. Independently evolved virulence effectors converge onto hubs in a plant immune system network. Science. 2011;333:596-601 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, pathogens from different kingdoms deploy independently evolved virulence proteins that interact with a limited set of highly connected cellular hubs to facilitate their diverse life-cycle strategies. ..
  6. Davière J, Wild M, Regnault T, Baumberger N, Eisler H, Genschik P, et al. Class I TCP-DELLA interactions in inflorescence shoot apex determine plant height. Curr Biol. 2014;24:1923-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Consistent with this model, the quadruple mutant tcp8 tcp14 tcp15 tcp22 exhibits severe dwarfism and reduced responsiveness to GA action...
  7. Weßling R, Epple P, Altmann S, He Y, Yang L, Henz S, et al. Convergent targeting of a common host protein-network by pathogen effectors from three kingdoms of life. Cell Host Microbe. 2014;16:364-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest the existence of a molecular host-pathogen interface that is conserved across Arabidopsis accessions, while evolutionary adaptation occurs in the immediate network neighborhood of effector targets. ..
  8. Steiner E, Livne S, Kobinson Katz T, Tal L, Pri Tal O, Mosquna A, et al. The Putative O-Linked N-Acetylglucosamine Transferase SPINDLY Inhibits Class I TCP Proteolysis to Promote Sensitivity to Cytokinin. Plant Physiol. 2016;171:1485-94 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously showed that SPY interacts physically and functionally with TCP14 and TCP15 to promote CK responses...
  9. Resentini F, Felipo Benavent A, Colombo L, Blázquez M, Alabadi D, Masiero S. TCP14 and TCP15 mediate the promotion of seed germination by gibberellins in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant. 2015;8:482-5 pubmed publisher

More Information


  1. Yang L, Teixeira P, Biswas S, Finkel O, He Y, Salas González I, et al. Pseudomonas syringae Type III Effector HopBB1 Promotes Host Transcriptional Repressor Degradation to Regulate Phytohormone Responses and Virulence. Cell Host Microbe. 2017;21:156-168 pubmed publisher
    ..effectors from three branches of life (ascomycete, eubacteria, and oomycete) converge onto the Arabidopsis TCP14 transcription factor to manipulate host defense...
  2. Steiner E, Efroni I, Gopalraj M, Saathoff K, Tseng T, Kieffer M, et al. The Arabidopsis O-linked N-acetylglucosamine transferase SPINDLY interacts with class I TCPs to facilitate cytokinin responses in leaves and flowers. Plant Cell. 2012;24:96-108 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we present evidence that two closely related class I TCP transcription factors, TCP14 and TCP15, act with SPY to promote CK responses...
  3. Peng Y, Chen L, Lu Y, Wu Y, Dumenil J, Zhu Z, et al. The ubiquitin receptors DA1, DAR1, and DAR2 redundantly regulate endoreduplication by modulating the stability of TCP14/15 in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell. 2015;27:649-62 pubmed publisher
    ..DA1, DAR1, and DAR2 physically interact with the transcription factors TCP14 and TCP15, which repress endoreduplication by directly regulating the expression of cell-cycle genes...
  4. Kim S, Son G, Bhattacharjee S, Kim H, Nam J, Nguyen P, et al. The Arabidopsis immune adaptor SRFR1 interacts with TCP transcription factors that redundantly contribute to effector-triggered immunity. Plant J. 2014;78:978-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Specific interactions were verified in planta. Although single or double T-DNA mutant tcp8, tcp14 or tcp15 lines were not more susceptible to bacteria expressing AvrRps4, the triple tcp8 tcp14 tcp15 mutant ..